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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 10 of 29
Sunday, May 28, 1989 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:09:52
Average speed: 144.077 mph
Pole speed: 173.021 mph
Cautions: 7 for 36 laps
Margin of victory: .99 sec
Attendance: 155000
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 417   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400126400running87180
21894   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile40061675running17175
3 325   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40044275running1170
4135   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39930950running0160
5159   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford39932305running12160
6 26   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford39929675running53155
72521   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford39917800running0146
81015   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford39816900running0142
9278   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick39715200running0138
10 926   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick39716925running0134
114166   Rick Mast Banquet Frozen Foods   (Bill Edwards)Chevrolet39613107running0130
122210   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac3968500running0127
133155   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile39511725running0124
142657   Hut Stricklin Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac3957625running0121
15362   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac3949175running0118
164271   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3949650running0115
173342   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3926000running0112
183990   Chad Little Cheerwine / Pugh Oil Co.   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3925650running0109
191143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3916400running0106
203040   Ben Hess Hess Racing   (Ben Hess)Oldsmobile3885775running0103
213506   Terry Byers Byers Racing   (Terry Byers)Chevrolet3794700running0100
222116   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick3775450running097
23 17   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford37158500engine138104
242083   Lake Speed Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile3646800running091
252914   Tracy Leslie Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile3603925crank088
263753   Jerry O'Neil Aroneck Racing   (Alan Aroneck)Chevrolet3533100running085
27 730   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3336150engine082
282429   Dale Jarrett Hardee's / Ghostbusters II   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac3315200engine079
291684   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3304975oil line076
301988   Greg Sacks Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac3204800crash278
31 627   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac30613950engine2275
322375   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac30310000engine067
331728   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford29810550engine169
343247   Allan Grice Foster's Lager / Bob Jane T-Marts   (Allan Grice)Pontiac2941900engine061
35 54   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile2926975running1563
364023   Eddie Bierschwale Auto Finders   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile2422400crash055
373831   Jim Sauter Slender You Figure Salons   (Bob Clark)Pontiac2361775engine052
38143   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet22310750engine254
391211   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford1868725engine046
40 833   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile14810600engine5048
413452   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1131700engine040
422851   Butch Miller Fruit of the Loom   (Leroy Throop)Chevrolet242200wheel bearing037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Delma Cowart0H.L. WatersChevrolet
John McFadden24Alliance Training CentersJohn McFaddenChevrolet
H.B. Bailey36Almeda Auto PartsH.B. BaileyPontiac
Jim Bown41Rose Auto WreckingDick BownChevrolet
Phil Barkdoll73Barkdoll RacingPhil BarkdollOldsmobile
Rodney Combs89EvinrudeMueller BrothersPontiac
Charlie Baker93Salmon RacingPatsy SalmonBuick

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
19292  
93975   debris 
9813336  
1341374   #29 spun turn 4 
13821982  
2202289   #4 accident turn 1 
22925628  
2572615   #23 stalled turn 4 
26227413  
2752773   #47 spun turn 4 
27833962  
3403456   #88 accident turn 2 
34636318  
3643674   oil on track 
36840033  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.0%             Average green flag run: 45.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alan Kulwicki155
  Mark Martin65853
  Harry Gant59591
  Ken Schrader60601
  Darrell Waltrip61633
  Greg Sacks64652
  Harry Gant6611449
  Rusty Wallace11512410
  Alan Kulwicki12516440
  Rick Wilson16517915
  Alan Kulwicki18019213
  Bill Elliott1931942
  Sterling Marlin1951984
  Darrell Waltrip1992024
  Rusty Wallace20321412
  Alan Kulwicki2152217
  Dale Earnhardt2222232
  Bill Elliott22423310
  Alan Kulwicki23425724
  Davey Allison2582581
  Sterling Marlin25927113
  Alan Kulwicki27232049
  Darrell Waltrip32140080

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 1479    
2   Geoffrey Bodine 1458   -21  
3   Dale Earnhardt 1430   -49  
4   Alan Kulwicki 1375   -104  
5   Sterling Marlin 1374   -105  
6   Mark Martin 1368   -111  
7   Rusty Wallace 1313   -166  
8   Davey Allison 1291   -188  
9   Ken Schrader 1238   -241  
10   Bill Elliott 1211   -268  
11   Rick Wilson 1170   -309  
12   Dick Trickle 1159   -320  
13   Ricky Rudd 1151   -328  
14   Harry Gant 1138   -341  
15   Neil Bonnett 1129   -350  
16   Terry Labonte 1116   -363  
17   Lake Speed 1086   -393  
18   Michael Waltrip 1073   -406  
19   Morgan Shepherd 1056   -423  
20   Phil Parsons 1040   -439